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Hickory Flat Attendance Center Honor Roll

Hickory Flat Attendance Center announces their first nine weeks Honor Roll Superintendent list are First grade: Kolten  Brisco, Andrew Buse, Joshua Byrd, Andrew Chism, Hailey Harrisson, Tara Hollingsworth, Ethan Hoskins, Elianna Kiddy, Keaton Mitchell, Tatianna Mitchell, Jonathan Moffitt, Chloe Overall, Jasmine Patten, Ricky (tripp) Wayne Pipkin III, Anna Shoup, Joshua Ward and Caleb Wilkerson; Second […]

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Ripley WW11 veteran reflects on life, time in service

By Carolyn Tardy      Veterans Day is November 11.  Those who served in War II, which ended 68 years ago, are known as the “Greatest Generation”.  The number of veterans who served during this War is dwindling quickly.  However, we are privileged to still have a few of these great men living among us. If […]

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TEPA Scam Alert

An unauthorized solicitor is calling Tippah Electric Power Association customers and telling them to immediately pay an overdue utility bill or risk having their utilities cut off. Reports by TEPA customers state that the callers say they are with Tippah Electric and if the customer doesn’t immediately pay his or her outstanding bill over the […]

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Sheriff’s Department, community organizations, reach out for Christmas

by Joyce Leggett Brock ASHLAND — Each year, the Benton County Sheriff’s Department coordinates a toy drive benefitting children in need in Benton County. With the help of other community organizations, this year was one of the most successful yet. The Dollar General store in Ashland partners with the Sheriff’s Department each year. Donation boxes […]

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Angels deliver Christmas cheer to Ashland Elementary

by Joyce Leggett Brock ASHLAND — When one person who cares meets another person who cares, great things sometimes happen. At Ashland Elementary, good things are happening for a number of students following a chain reaction that passed from one caring person to another caring person until it would be almost impossible to track the […]

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